Get Paid to Counsel Medicaid Patients on COVID Vaccination

August 16, 2021

To help encourage vaccination to protect against COVID-19, NC Medicaid will pay for counseling a Medicaid beneficiary about receiving the COVID vaccine.

Remember – and use -- Code 99401. This is for preventive medicine counseling and/or risk factor reduction intervention(s) provided to an individual, for up to 15 minutes, when you counsel Medicaid beneficiaries regarding the benefits of receiving the COVID-19 vaccine whether the patient chooses to receive the vaccine or not.

Learn more about this in this NC Medicaid Bulletin. For questions, please contact the NCTracks Call Center: 800-688-6696.